Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X

With more than 3,600 new plug-in electric car registrations in December, Norway sealed its position as largest plug-in market in Europe.

December brings more than 28% worth of growth in new passenger EVs, and a market share of over 26%.

Passenger registration breakdown:

  • BEVs (2,316 – up 17.1%) + 361 used and 69 vans (61 new and 8 used)
  • FCVs (3)
  • PHEVs (1,280 – up 56%)
The Tesla Model X was the top player in December with 425 new registrations!


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

In total, in 2016 Norway add more than 45,500 plug-ins (one third more than year ago), while the average market share for passenger plug-ins ended the year at a record high 29%.

All-electric car sales (both passenger and vans) decreased a little bit, but it's expected to grow again now the locals have had the ability to buy plug-in hybrids with the stronger incentives applied:

  • BEV (24,222 – down 6%) + 5281 used
  • PHEV (20,663 – up 159%)
  • BEV vans (645 down 9.4%)
The top selling models for the year (a;sp see full table below) were:
  • Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - 5,136
  • Volkswagen e-Golf - 4,705
  • Volkswagen Golf GTE - 4,337

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – December 2016 (source: Elbil.no)

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – December 2016 (source: Elbil.no)

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – December 2016

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – December 2016

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – December 2016

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – December 2016